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Places This Week: Kenwood Gables lists, Clearwater hotel sells

Veronica Brezina



The Kenwood Gables property at 2801 7th Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Image:

A weekly roundup of local real estate deals.


Kenwood bed and breakfast lists

The Kenwood Gables, a boutique bed and breakfast in St. Petersburg’s Historic Kenwood neighborhood, is on the market with a $1.7 million asking price. 

Built in 1936, the home at 2801 7th Ave. N. has seven rooms, including two larger suites on the first floor and three second-floor vintage rooms. The property also features a heated pool and a garden deck area. 

The formal living room.

The 4,497-square-foot Tudor revival home is described as having an old-world charm blended with modern amenities. The original hardwood floors run throughout the home. 

The guest house adjacent to the pool area is a one-bed, one-bathroom unit. The property still functions as an operational and licensed bed and breakfast, according to the listing. 

It last sold in 2016 for $575,000.

DJ Soucy with Compass Florida is representing the seller. 


Clearwater hotel sells 

The 78-room Rodeway Inn Clearwater-Largo hotel has sold in a $6 million deal. 

TRI Murti Hospitality Inc. sold the hotel at 16405 U.S. Highway 19 N. to SAR Hotels LLC, which is linked to a private New Port Richey-based investor. 

The Rodeway Inn Clearwater-Largo hotel. Company image.

The hotel, constructed in 1982, has an outdoor pool and sundeck. 

The buyer assumed a $4.4 million mortgage loan from the seller. 


Urban transit planning consultant leases space

Cale America Inc., a company that’s part of the French-based urban air mobility consultant firm Flowbird Group, has inked a lease for warehouse space in Clearwater. 

Commercial Partners Realty’s President and broker Scott Clendening, alongside industrial specialist Jeff Clapacs, represented Cale America in the five-year lease of the company’s new industrial flex space at 13190 56th Court N. 

“After months of viewing available spaces in mid-Pinellas, we were able to negotiate a very competitive rate with tenant improvements included. This strategic move allows for the expansion of Cale America Inc.’s warehouse and production area, enhancing functionality and efficiency,” an announcement from Commercial Partners Realty read. 

The 18,000-square-foot building is located in the Waterside Business Center. 


St. Pete apartments sell 

The Bay Street Villas residential complex has sold in a $1.2 million deal. 

Bay Street Group LLV sold the five-unit apartment building at 1033 Bay St. to St. Pete-based Macc Property LLC.

The buying entity is connected to Mario Maccarone, of St. Pete’s Bonu Taverna Italian restaurant. 

The Mediterranean-style building, constructed in 1925, is located in the heart of the Old Northeast neighborhood. 

The Bay Villas in St. Pete. Loopnet.

A gated courtyard entry runs along the perimeter of the building. The property has a garage and patio. 

According to a Loopnet listing from the Multifamily Firm, the previous owners installed a new roof and made interior renovations. 

The Bay Street Villas were advertised as a separate sale or as part of a 15-unit portfolio, which included a six-unit and a four-unit property located less than half a mile from the site. 


Dunedin nursing home sells 

Central Florida-based Epsilon Health Care Properties has scooped up a Dunedin skilled nursing facility in an $8 million-plus deal. 

The firm purchased the 26,521-square-foot Lakeside Oaks Center, located at 1061 Virginia St., from Omega Healthcare Investors. 

The 93-bed facility, built in 1967, offers memory care and assisted living services. 

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